40 more amazing images from Rainer Schlegelmilch

In his 55-year career, eminent photographer Rainer W. Schlegelmilch has taken more than 600,000 photos – which now belong to the Motorsport Network. Here are some more of the best...

40 more amazing images from Rainer Schlegelmilch
Polesetter Jim Clark, Lotus, John Surtees, Cooper, Jackie Stewart, BRM, and Ludovico Scarfiotti, Ferrari on the front row
Polesetter Jim Clark, Lotus, John Surtees, Cooper, Jackie Stewart, BRM, and Ludovico Scarfiotti, Ferrari on the front row
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Jochen Rindt in pits with his time-keeping wife Nina and Lotus team boss Colin Chapman
Jochen Rindt in pits with his time-keeping wife Nina and Lotus team boss Colin Chapman
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Ayrton Senna straps in to his Lotus cockpit
Ayrton Senna straps in to his Lotus cockpit
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Jim Clark, Lotus 49
Jim Clark, Lotus 49
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Alain Prost, McLaren
Alain Prost, McLaren
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Le Mans: Pedro Rodriguez, Lorenzo Bandini and Mike Parkes are the first three starters
Le Mans: Pedro Rodriguez, Lorenzo Bandini and Mike Parkes are the first three starters
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1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta
1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta
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Fernando Alonso, Ferrari
Fernando Alonso, Ferrari
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Jackie Stewart, Matra
Jackie Stewart, Matra
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Matra mechanics and Jackie Stewart's wife, Helen
Matra mechanics and Jackie Stewart's wife, Helen
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Ayrton Senna, McLaren
Ayrton Senna, McLaren
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1985 Lamborghini Countach LP 5000 S QV
1985 Lamborghini Countach LP 5000 S QV
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Denny Hulme, McLaren Ford-Cosworth
Denny Hulme, McLaren Ford-Cosworth
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Phil Hill
Phil Hill
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A Cooper-Maserati T81
A Cooper-Maserati T81
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Drivers briefing
Drivers briefing
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Kurt Ahrens, Brabham-Repco BT24 V8
Kurt Ahrens, Brabham-Repco BT24 V8
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Jack Brabham
Jack Brabham
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#1 Ken Miles, is getting jumped at the start by John Whitmore's Ford #8, Mike Parkes' Ferrari #20, Jo Bonnier's Chaparral-Chevrolet #9 and Bob Bondurant's Ferrari #8
#1 Ken Miles, is getting jumped at the start by John Whitmore's Ford #8, Mike Parkes' Ferrari #20, Jo Bonnier's Chaparral-Chevrolet #9 and Bob Bondurant's Ferrari #8
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Jean Alesi, Eddie Irvine, crash
Jean Alesi, Eddie Irvine, crash
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Michael Schumacher, Benetton Renault
Michael Schumacher, Benetton Renault
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Alessandro Nannini, Benetton
Alessandro Nannini, Benetton
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Michele Alboreto, Ferrari
Michele Alboreto, Ferrari
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#2 Jaguar XJR-9LM: Jan Lammers, Johnny Dumfries, Andy Wallace
#2 Jaguar XJR-9LM: Jan Lammers, Johnny Dumfries, Andy Wallace
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Bertone Lamborghini Bravo
Bertone Lamborghini Bravo
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Michael Schumacher, Benetton Renault
Michael Schumacher, Benetton Renault
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Niki Lauda, Ferrari 312T2
Niki Lauda, Ferrari 312T2
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Stefan Bellof with team boss Ken Tyrrell
Stefan Bellof with team boss Ken Tyrrell
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A Renault at dusk
A Renault at dusk
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Ronnie Peterson, STP March
Ronnie Peterson, STP March
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Bertone Carabo, based on Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale
Bertone Carabo, based on Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale
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Jo Siffert, Porsche
Jo Siffert, Porsche
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Sun trap, F1-style
Sun trap, F1-style
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Drivers briefing
Drivers briefing
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Jackie Stewart
Jackie Stewart
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Jack Brabham, Brabham, in front of Jackie Oliver, BRM, Ronnie Peterson, March, and Henri Pescarolo, Matra
Jack Brabham, Brabham, in front of Jackie Oliver, BRM, Ronnie Peterson, March, and Henri Pescarolo, Matra
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The last 'true' Le Mans start: Drivers had sprinted to their cars with Rolf Stommelen, Porsche 917, in the lead, followed by Vic Elford's and Jo Siffert's Porsche
The last 'true' Le Mans start: Drivers had sprinted to their cars with Rolf Stommelen, Porsche 917, in the lead, followed by Vic Elford's and Jo Siffert's Porsche
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Bruce McLaren, McLaren
Bruce McLaren, McLaren
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Lotus drivers Jim Clark and Graham Hill with Walter Hayes, public relations executive for Ford
Lotus drivers Jim Clark and Graham Hill with Walter Hayes, public relations executive for Ford
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James Hunt
James Hunt
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